How to remotly launch application with SSH and Cygwin/X server
Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Thu Jun 10 17:24:00 GMT 2010
On 2/26/2010 2:07 PM, __Ricardo__ wrote:
> X23G8c wrote:
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>>> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 8:09 AM
>>> didn't help too :(
>>> I have Win XP SP2, under this system I had installed Cygwin 1.5 and
>>> GUI apps via ssh
>>> worked. Now I have Win XP SP2 too, but current Cygwin version is 1.7.1
>>> - It
>>> doesn't work.
>> You are trying to launch the Windows screen apps as the user that owns
>> the screen, correct?
> Yes. I'll try to explain better: I'm log on to windows as e.g. User1, that
> is administrator user. When I start cygwin shell I can simply run:
> I see Notepad application correct launched, but If I do it this way:
> $ssh User1@localhost
> User1@localhost's password:
> Last login: Fri Feb 26 18:00:01 2010 from localhost
> User1@athlon ~
> $ notepad
> I have notepad launched (I see it on process ) but it cannot draw correctly
> himself on the screen. The same behaviour was in Cygwin 1.5, but then
> sufficient thing to do was simply select SSHD service option: "Allow service
> to interact with desktop", which was solve the problem.
> With Cygwins' 1.7 SSHD, selection this option does not take any effect, I
> have still this unexpected to me behaviour.
There are more authentication options in 1.7 which may help:
However, I will say that you shouldn't get too used to this working, since
MS removed the capability after XP.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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